Job Description

Superior Court  

Position:   Bailiff 
Starting Salary: $20.47/hour - $27.42/hour, Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE 
Location: Walla Walla County Courthouse  
Employment Type:  On-Call, Hourly - Open Until Filled 
Benefits for position include: 1 hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked per RCW 49.46.010(3).  
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: This position acts as the court’s liaison with litigants, jurors, attorneys and the general public to ensure efficient operation of the court.  Bailiffs are normally used only in jury trials which occur with a frequency that is irregular and unpredictable.  Essential functions include maintaining order, decorum and judicial process in the courtroom. Responsible for the custody and comfort of jurors during all phases of the trial, providing orientation and seating them in the appropriate order in the courtroom. Assisting with the judicial process in the courtroom especially during trial selection and in the process of taking peremptory challenges. Assembling the necessary parties so that each court session can begin on time. Remain in the courtroom at all times when the jury is expected to be present.  
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is performed in a court setting.  Must be able to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds, walk, bend, reach, sit and stand for extended periods.  Danger of physical harm may occasionally be present in the courtroom.  
Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED, special security, police, military or criminal training, and one (1) year of work experience in a related setting or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.  Application: County application and resume required. Visit our website at to download a copy of the employment application and/or to apply online.  

Type: Part-time
Pay: $20.47 to $27.42 per HOUR

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. On the North side of town, the regional airport provides easy access to Seattle daily. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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